TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Jamil Ahmad, MD, FRCS(C), has been appointed as the Director of Research and Education at The Plastic Surgery Clinic in Mississauga, Ontario.
"We are pleased to have Dr. Ahmad as the Director of Research and Education at The Plastic Surgery Clinic where we are dedicated to developing new treatments and improving the standards of care in the field of aesthetic surgery. His vast knowledge and expertise will play a significant role in our mission," says Dr. Frank Lista, MD, FRCS(C), Founder and Medical Director, The Plastic Surgery Clinic.
Dr. Jamil Ahmad joined The Plastic Surgery Clinic in January, 2011 after training in Ireland and Texas. While at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dr. Ahmad received three prestigious awards in anatomy - the Evatt Memorial Medal, the Stoney Memorial Medal, and the Barker Dissection Prize. Dr. Ahmad is the only plastic surgeon in Canada to complete his plastic surgery residency training at the world renowned, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. While in Dallas, he was awarded the Resident Excellence in Research Award. In addition, Dr. Ahmad was awarded the Gaspar Anastasi Award from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for his research. Dr. Ahmad completed a fellowship in breast reconstruction at the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto.
"In my new capacity, I look forward to continuing research to further the art and science of plastic surgery. These new developments will continue to improve the care that we provide for our patients. Over the past 25 years at The Plastic Surgery Clinic, Dr. Lista has developed standards of excellence that are unsurpassed within the field, worldwide. This is an excellent opportunity for us to continue to take it to the next level," Dr. Ahmad adds. Over 40 articles and chapters in plastic surgery have been written by Dr. Ahmad. In addition, he is the Course Director for the Annual University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium.
Dr. Ahmad is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and recognized as a specialist in Plastic Surgery. He enjoys privileges at the University Health Network, Women's College Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital.
About The Plastic Surgery Clinic
Founded in 1987 by Dr. Frank Lista, The Plastic Surgery Clinic is one of Canada's busiest and largest clinics in the award winning, state of the art facility located in Mississauga, Ontario, with a new satellite clinic in downtown Toronto, Ontario. As a leading plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience, Dr. Frank Lista along with Dr. Jamil Ahmad and their team, provide the highest quality cosmetic treatments and services, and are dedicated to treating patients with comprehensive treatment planning and unsurpassed standards of care while delivering the best possible results in a safe, effective, efficient personable manner. For further information, please visit: www.theplasticsurgeryclinic.com
About Dr. Frank Lista, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Frank Lista is the Medical Director and Founder of The Plastic Surgery Clinic. As a board certified specialist in plastic surgery within Canada and the United States, Dr. Lista has innovated many new surgical procedures and is recognized as an authority in aesthetic and cosmetic plastic surgery worldwide pioneering new techniques for breast reduction, breast augmentation, gynecomastia and operating room efficiency. Dr. Lista is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, named Travelling Professor by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, is a visiting professor, guest lecturer and author of numerous research papers, articles and journals. Dr. Lista remains on active staff at Trillium Health Centre.
SOURCE: The Plastic Surgery Clinic
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